Welcome to DRCET and De’ils On Wheels! We deliver a range of environmental projects and services across the west of Glasgow and beyond.

We protect and enhance the local environment and increase the wellbeing and resilience of local people and communities that we work with.

Scroll down to read more about what we do or get clicking on the left to get involved, get active and make a difference!


And what a great start we are making – thank you!…


Friends of Victoria Park will be holding their annual lecture – The Importance of Our Memories – from 7.30pm on Thursday 23 March 2017 at Jordanhill Parish Church, 28 Woodend Drive, G13 1QT

This interesting talk will include contributions from Friends of Victoria Park and Dr Nicky Imrie from Scotland’s Urban Past, a 5 year nationwide community engagement project about the history of Scotland’s towns and cities.

There will be a short presentation about the local history of Victoria Park which will be followed by a talk about how local groups can work together on how to save memories for now and the future.

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Update on the Broomhill Avenue Greenspace…

Unfortunately, despite having a temporary reprieve in January this year, the Greenspace is once again under threat and a new petition has been set up to fight this latest development.

Glasgow City Council have again been approached with a proposal to have the land declared surplus and sold for development of flats. The local councillors have been asked to comment on this proposal. The likely outcome of this part of the process is unclear. The more signatures we have on the petition, the stronger the case against that proposal will be, and the more pressure we can place on the City Council to listen to the community, and save the Greenspace for the third, and hopefully final, time.

The Friends of Broomhill Avenue Greenspace are also organising a volunteer event at 1pm on Sunday 26 March to prepare the ground for sowing the seeds for a long strip of wildflowers on the south border of the Greenspace. And they need volunteers to help with digging/turning over soil and removing stones etc. We have some spades and forks but bringing your own would be helpful. Under 16’s need to bring a responsible adult.

Four brave members of the Dumbarton Road Corridor Environment Trust (DRCET) and De’ils On Wheels team will Brave the Shave by getting their heads shaved to raise funds for DRCET and the Beatson Cancer Charity.

Neil, Liz, Paul and Sarah (listed by amounts of current hair!) will be going under the clippers on Thursday 30 March 2017 to raise funds for these two great Glasgow based charities.

Any support you are able to give would be very much appreciated. You can sponsor us online at…


or alternatively please contact the office if you want to donate directly to us. You can also download the poster here DRCET_BraveTheShave_Poster

We are making great progress – thank you!

A huge thanks for your support as we baldy go…

Neil, Liz, Paul and Sarah!

And we’ll be tweeting about this too… @drcet @deilsonwheels #BraveTheShave #BigHeidShave @beatson_charity

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scotstouncc_naturetrail_cleanup_nov16Scotstoun Community Council are holding a Community Clean up at 10am on Saturday 18 March.

The clean up will take place along Verona/ Dunglass/ Ormiston/ Duncan/ Vancouver/ Lennox Avenues from Danes Drive to Dumbarton Road. The volunteers will be meeting at the corner of Norse Rd and Duncan Ave

Everyone is welcome to come along and all equipment will be provided but if you have your own gloves and sturdy footwear then please bring them along.

Scotstoun Community Council and local NIVs (Neighbourhood Improvement Volunteers) have organised a couple of clean ups recently in Larchfield Avenue and the Nature Trail.

For more information please contact Scotstoun Community Council on scotscoco@gmail.com

community-calendarThis event is listed on our online community calendar along with lots of other events in the local area and beyond – check out the calendar to see what else is going on!

The Whiteinch Centre have organised a community clean up for 11am on Wednesday 15 March, meeting at the Whiteinch Centre.

Everyone is welcome to come along and all equipment will be provided but if you have your own gloves and sturdy footwear then please bring them along.

It is hoped that this will be the start of regular clean ups in the Whiteinch area. The clean up is being supported by Community Safety Glasgow and the Environmental Task Force.

For more information please contact The Whiteinch Centre on 0141 950 4434.

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Glasgow Wood Recycling are currently recruiting for a permanent Woodworker – Joiner, salary £17,072 per annum. The closing date for applications is Friday 24 March.

Glasgow Wood Recycling is a social enterprise and charity established in 2006, committed to reducing the amount of wood waste needlessly going to landfill by finding creative ways to recycle and reuse this valuable natural resource. They are committed to tackling poverty and social exclusion by involving and training volunteers within this enterprising environment.

This is a key role within the organisation and you will need to have a woodworking or joinery background, be good with people and have high degree of flexibility in the role. They are looking for someone who is energetic, self-motivated, flexible and motivated by our aims and ambitions.

Contact Glasgow Wood Recycling for an application pack or request further information from info@glasgowwoodrecycling.org.uk or ring 0141 237 8566. Closing date is Friday 24 March 2017 and interviews will take place on Thursday 30 March 2017

PlayOnPedalsDe’ils on Wheels is taking part in a city wide children’s bike amnesty as part of the Play On Pedals project and Pass It On week.

Play on Pedals gives pre-school children across Glasgow the chance to learn to ride a bike before they start school.

We are looking for donations of unwanted balance bikes (ideally with a brake) or 12″ children’s pedal bikes. These will be checked by our qualified mechanics and made available to nurseries across the city.

You can drop off unwanted bikes at De’ils On Wheels workshop every Wednesday (11am-3pm) and Thursday (1-5pm) throughout March.

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De'ils On Wheels Bike Workshop

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Contact Details

Main Office
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Heart of Scotstoun Community Centre, 64 Balmoral Street, Glasgow G14 0BL
t: 0141 433 0427
e: getinvolved@

De'ils On Wheels
Wed 11am-3pm, Thu 1pm-5pm
40 Kingsway Court, Scotstoun, Glasgow G14 9SU
m: 07515 879747
e: deilsonwheels@

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Legal stuff

DRCET is a recognised Scottish Charity (Charity No SC035954) and a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland (Company No SC273114). Registered office as shown above.
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